The Pittsburgh Penguins have released for assignment 11 players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL), it was announced Saturday by General Manager Craig Patrick.
The following players have been released for assignment:
FORWARDS – Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Matt Hussey, Michel Ouellet, Tomas Surovy
DEFENSEMEN – Daniel Fernholm, Ryan Lannon, Andy Schneider, Noah Welch, Ryan Whitney
GOALTENDER – Marc-Andre Fleury
The Penguins close out the 2005-06 pre-season schedule Sunday at Mellon Arena vs. Washington at 7:30 p.m. The Penguins open the 2005-06 regular season on Wednesday night at New Jersey at 7:30 p.m. and open the home schedule next Saturday vs. Boston at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information please call 1-800-642-PENS or log onto www.pittsburghpenguins.com.